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Become a member


The International Theatre Institute is a non-profit association that acts as an interest group and information centre for the performing arts in inter- and transnational contexts.

Members of the ITI - German Centre are personal and corporate members (associations and organizations).

Honorary member of the ITI - German Centre is Manfred Beilharz, for many years president of the German Centre and from 2002 to 2008 president of the ITI World Organisation. Other honorary members are Carl Ebert, Kurt Raeck, Friedrich Schultze, Ivan Nagel, Kurt Hübner.

President of the ITI - German Centre is Yvonne Büdenhölzer, Director Theatertreffen and designated Director of Suhrkamp Theater Verlag. In addition to the president and the two vice-presidents, who represent the association in external affairs, the board consists of six to nine assessors, elected for two years at a time.

The office is located in the Art Center Kunstquartier Bethanien in Berlin.

Director of the ITI - German Centre is Dr Thomas Engel.


Membership application


Are you interested in international collaboration in the field of performing arts? Do you want to network with other professionals from the fields of theatre practice, theatre policies and theatre studies? We would like to welcome you as a member of the ITI.

If you would like to become a personal member, simply send us the completed application form electronically or by post.


Internationales Theaterinstitut – Zentrum Deutschland
Mariannenplatz 2
10997 Berlin

Contact and Information

Anna-Sophie Weser
Tel : +49 30 611 076 5 10

The annual membership fee is 70 €, reduced 50 € and 30 € for students.

Membership Application Form

You can find the download link for the donation receipt (Spendenbescheinigung) for the membership fee here (only available in German).